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learned the name of another person who was killed, krystle campbell, a young woman at the finish line to cheer on the runners. the other known victims included 8-year-old martin richard, whose mother and sister were badly wounded. the third person was killed but that name still hasn't been released. we do know a lot more tonight about what -- about the wounded, about their injuries, 183 people were hurt in the bombings. almost two dozen of them critically, at least nine of the wounded are children. we're expecting a news conference any moment now. we will of course bring it to you live with all of the latest information. let's focus now on the bombs that turned that finish line into a scene of carnage and chaos. john king is standing by here with us. you've been doing some reporting all day, john. what's going on? what is the very latest as far as the investigation is concerned? >> it's interesting, wolf. 26 plus hours later. now many more questions, many more questions than answers. authorities primarily are trying to review every piece of forensic evidence gathered from the scene ju
. today we learned the identity of another fatality, 29-year-old krystle campbell of medford, mass. she was with her best friend watching that friend's boyfriend cross the finish line when she was killed in the blast. talk about going from joy well, to heaven, maybe. we also got new video from a marathon runner named jennifer treacy approaching the finish line when the first bomb went off. we're also learning new details about the bombs, themselves. we now know they contained explosives and shrapnel packed inside a pressure cooker, regular kitchen pressure cooker and they were placed inside backpacks. we also now know the bombs were set off by an electric timer. the "boston globe" reported a circuit breaker was used to trigger the dual explosions. president obama did something today he didn't do yesterday. he called it an act of terrorism. >> this was a heinous and cowardly act, and given what we now know about what took place, the fbi is investigating it as an act of terrorism. any time bombs are used to target innocent civilians, it is an act of terror. >> well, there's still so much
, it is an act of terror. >> among the dead, 8-year-old martin richard, 29-year-old krystle campbell and the third victim is a boston university grad student from china whose parents asked her name not be made public. let's get to the latest with pete williams. i want to start with the two photos, the before and after of a bag next to a mailbox. how important are investigators thinking these could be? >> to be determined, i think. they are looking at this picture and similar pictures to see if that's how the bombs were placed. they're sort of contradictory photo evidence here about whether that's where they went because the after doesn't seem to show a lot of damage, but it's quite clear that the bombs themselves were not busted up into little tiny pieces and the pictures we're seeing show some large pictures of the cook er themselves. let me show you right here, you can see the brand name. inok. of one of the pressure cookers and on the pictures that show the batteries, this is a chinese made battery and these are also wires that were made in china. now, that kind of lead is very im
, his brother and his dad, and it helps us to say we will miss krystle campbell who broughtrseu lingzi, the student who came to the city to search for friendsn.who found new . we will never forget her. i am telling you, nothing can defeat the heart of this city. nothing will take us down, because we take care of one another. even the smell of the smoke of the air and the blood on the streets, tears ir eyes, we -- wephed over the heat on triumphed over that hateful act on monday afternoon. it is a glorious thing, the love and the strength that covers our city. it will push us forward next year, because this is ston, a city with compassion and strength that knows no bounds. thank you. [applause] >> mayor thomas menino, the longest sitting mayor of the city of boston, speaking about the indomitable spirit of this city and a great convolutions of tionsd the great contribu of the police, fire, and emergency personnel who heroically assisted victims and the dying this past monday. offering a reflection now, the reverend nancy taylor, who serves as minister at the old south street church in b
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